Biohacking — You Can Do It, Too!

Ellen Jorgensen is at the leading edge of the do-it-yourself biotechnology movement, which brings scientific exploration and understanding to the masses. After many years of working as a molecular biologist in the biotechnology industry, Ellen Jorgensen needed a change. So,… Continue Reading

The American Doctor

Many doctors often prescribe a particular brand of medicine for personal gains. To curb this unethical practice, the long awaited Uniform Code of Pharmaceutical Marketing Practices (UCPMP) is finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel (Representational Photo… Continue Reading

Stop Subsidizing Big Pharma

WASHINGTON — ROBERT J. BEALL, the president and chief executive of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, called his recent decision to sell the royalty rights to his organization’s research a “game changer.” Indeed: Deals like this, in which an investment company… Continue Reading

Is Cancer Just Bad Luck?

The Scientific community has a new theory regarding the origins of some types, but not all cancers. The debate concerning the trigger mechanisms for cancer has been going on for decades. One of the original theories has been the Oncogene… Continue Reading

Gilead Sciences Now A Dog?

The Struggles Of Gilead Sciences After last week’s hammering of biotech stocks, many have not been able to recover to hit new highs with the overall market. Previous high flyers such as Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: AGIO) and Receptos Inc (NASDAQ:… Continue Reading

China Hinders Big Pharma

China Adds Hurdles for International Pharmaceutical Firms Before we begin with China it might be beneficial to throw in the Indian Pharma market – Pharma firms caution: Learn from India or prepare for worst Investors in the pharmaceutical sector might… Continue Reading

Drug Price Wars

Drug Price War Takes Pharma Back To The Future – Matthew Herper Forbes Staff For biotech investors, the news that AbbVie ABBV -1.09% has cut a deal with Express Scripts ESRX +1.7% to sell its new hepatitis C treatment, the… Continue Reading